Agree, anyway.. It amazes me when PC switchers try to make their Mac more PC like — only to create complicated hacks for items that are readily available and have been around on the for a while in the Mac. Remember — Apple invented the GUI!!!!!!!!
Yes, I always wanted a way to go into my computer by going into my computer. It is a bit quicker.
In Mac OS X Lion folder structure, the Computer folder is the top level of the and a Network icon, with which you can access servers or other computers on your. I Believe there is a bunch of Mac users (Especially who get used with Windows operating system) are looking for My Computer icon on the Mac.
If you have a frontmost window, it changes to that view; if you have no window, Finder opens one. It will also magically include ALL volumes this way, including network and removable volumes, not just whatever disks you had handy when you made the alias Dave recommends. Why the workaround?
OS X has this view built-in: Alternatively show your harddrive in Finder, right-click the title of the finder window and select the enclosing folder. I thought the point of getting a Mac was to try and get away from what the Windows PC offers.
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Your email address: Please enter all required fields. Correct invalid entries. Please choose a color: June 29, at If you are still having trouble you can: Check your computer manual. Request further help on our community forums Confirm the version of Windows In all versions of Windows you can open detailed system information as follows: Open a run box.
Type msinfo32 and click OK Depending on the exact version of Windows you have you will see a window similar to the following: From this screen you can identify important items of information: Operating system name looks for the word 'Home' or 'Enterprise' as that is useful to know. Service pack if installed or for modern Windows operating system 'build numbers'. System type. A system type of 'xbased PC' means you have a 'bit' operating system.
A new window will open which shows the exact version of macOS that is installed But if you'd rather have a bit more control over your desktop, and customize it to fit your needs, then read on. In fact, you can specify which desktop icons you'd like to be visible simply by setting the preferences in the Finder. Click on the desktop or open a Finder window to ensure the Finder is currently the front-most application.
From the menu bar , select Finder Preferences. External disks: Ejectable media, including optical devices, as well as iPods. Connected servers: Refers to any network storage devices or networked file systems that are usable by your Mac. If you check our Personalize Your Mac by Changing Desktop Icons guide, you'll discover not only how to change the icons your Mac uses, but also find some nifty sources of professionally created icons to use. If you would rather use your own photos as icons, there are a number of apps that will convert your favorite picture to the icon format, which you can then use with your Mac.